Sarah Filzen, eRYT, YACEP (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider) trained in 2000 at the Temple of Kriya Yoga in Chicago where she studied classical asana, pranayama and the philosophy of yoga. She is influenced by the precise alignment of Iyengar yoga, the breath and strength of Patabi Jois' Ashtanga yoga, and the flow and grace of Vinyasa yoga. Sarah is also a Certified Ayurvedic Educator and incorporates the wisdom of health and balance through Ayurvedic principles in her yoga classes. As the Yoga Director at Kanyakumari Ayurveda and Yoga Wellness Center, she developed and taught the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training course which graduated close to 150 students between 2004 and 2016. She currently is the Co-Director of Healium Hot Yoga's 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program.